Airbnb Reverses Plan To Bar Listings In Israeli Settlements But Will Donate ProfitsAirbnb is rescinding its plan to bar listings in Israeli settlements in the West Bank.
'Airbnb Of Private Parking'; New App Lets Drivers Rent Out DrivewaysA San Jose startup has grand plans to make better use of private driveways near the campus of San Jose State University by renting them out to students and faculty for parking.
Series Of Major Tech IPO's Could Make San Francisco House Prices SkyrocketResidents concerned about Bay Area home prices being out of control should fasten their seat belts; a number of major SF tech IPO's could send housing costs into the stratosphere.
Airbnb Sued in San Francisco for Barring Listings in Israeli SettlementsSan Francisco-based short-term rental company Airbnb has been sued in federal court over a policy that the plaintiffs of the lawsuit say discriminates against Jewish people.
Bernal Heights Homeowners Accused Of Running Illegal Hotel Settle With CityThe owners of a home in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood will pay $185,000 in civil penalties to settle a lawsuit brought on by City Attorney Dennis Herrera, who alleged the owners illegally converted their home into a hotel.
New House-Sharing Start-Up Aims To Help Fight Bay Area Housing CrisisA new housing start-up based in Oakland is looking to create more affordable housing in the Bay Area.
San Francisco Officials Shut Down Illegal Airbnb 'Hotel Chain' A San Francisco couple has been fined $2.25 million and ordered to not engage in listing their real estate properties on sites like Airbnb until 2025 for repeated violations of the city's short term rental laws.
San Jose, Airbnb Unveil Partnership To House People Displaced By DisasterFor the first time ever, a Bay Area city is linking up with Airbnb to provide shelter in the event of a disaster.
California Airbnb Offers "Bud And Breakfast" -- Pot IncludedSo-called "bud and breakfast" rentals are popping up across California, a new take on the traditional weekend getaway experience that spices things up with cannabis.
Uber, Airbnb Could Go Public Next YearThe CEOs of Uber and Airbnb said at a tech conference Wednesday they will each be ready to go public in 2019. But that doesn't mean both will actually do it.
Illegal San Francisco Bernal Heights Rental Linked To Terrifying ShootoutSan Francisco officials are suing a couple for allegedly turning their Bernal Heights home into an illegal hotel where a party was held by guests last year that ended in a wild shootout.
Santa Cruz To Limit Airbnb And Other Vacation Rentals To 450 CitywideThe California Coastal Commission has given Santa Cruz approval to cap the number of vacation rentals.
Yard Signs May Be Required In Front Of Marin County Vacation RentalsMarin County is considering requiring a yard sign in front of homes telling everyone around that a property is in fact a short-term rental.
6,000 Short-Term Rentals Disappear From San Francisco Almost OvernightA new law in San Francisco is cracking down on landlords turning homes into hotels during a housing crisis. Thousands of illegal listings on sites like Airbnb and FlipKey are already gone.
Airbnb To Limit Home Rentals In Its Biggest CityAirbnb will limit home rentals in downtown Paris after making similar moves in London and Amsterdam.